5 Curiosities You Don’t Know About Leonardo Da Vinci


Leonardo da Vinci, undisputed genius, is one of the most famous painters of all time. He was ahead for his time, bringing not only artistic innovations but also contributing to fields such as mechanic and medicine. Since he was a child he experimented with everything that was surrounding him, starting with the nature of the … Continue reading 5 Curiosities You Don’t Know About Leonardo Da Vinci

10 Shocking Artworks You Won’t Believe Exist


Should Art have a limit? Does the “Art” label justify unacceptable actions? In this article I’m going to introduce you to 10 pieces of art that, let’s say, have crossed the line. DISCLAIMER: This article may be disturbing to some readers, reader discretion is advised.  Shock Art is a contemporary art movement which aims to … Continue reading 10 Shocking Artworks You Won’t Believe Exist

Art Lesson | How to Draw a Realistic Eye (step by step)


Do you really think that the eyes are one of the most difficult things to draw? I’m going to tell you something: considering that if you’re reading my post you’re not new to drawing, as long as you have a model (photo or reality) to copy and good mediums to draw with, you’ve got it! … Continue reading Art Lesson | How to Draw a Realistic Eye (step by step)

3 ways to outline an image on the drawing sheet (from a photo or reality)


When starting a drawing, the first thing to do is to outline the proportions of what you are copying, on the drawing sheet. Only when this step is finished, it’ll be time to work on the shadows and lights. It may seem easy, but how can I be sure that the proportions that I have … Continue reading 3 ways to outline an image on the drawing sheet (from a photo or reality)

Famous Artists Who Died in Poverty


Who are the artists who became famous and appreciated only after their death? Why does something change when an artist dies? I was watching a documentary about Van Gogh the other day. One of the first scenes showed an art auction, back in the 1980s, in which, among other works of art, there was a … Continue reading Famous Artists Who Died in Poverty